Disease Deadly to Bats Confirmed in Georgia (Mar 12, 2013)
Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
The disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern U.S. has been confirmed for the first time in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that bats with white-nose syndrome were found recently at two caves in Dade County.
Invading Pests Target Georgia Trees (PDF | 137 KB) (Mar 30, 2012)
Georgia Forestry Commission.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is launching a major offensive against two destructive pests
that have the potential to decimate significant portions of our state's healthy forestland. Custom traps are being hung throughout the state to detect and respond to possible incoming infestations of emerald ash borers and gypsy moths.
Ladybugs Eat their Native Competition,
but a Shared Enemy Determines Who Survives (Apr
University of Georgia.
A University of Georgia researcher studying
invasive ladybugs has developed new models
that help explain how these insects have
spread so quickly and their potential impacts
on native species.
Homeowner's Guide to Preventing the Introduction
and Spread of Invasive Plants in Georgia:
You Can Make a Difference in Your Backyard
(PDF | 1.6 MB) (Jan 2011)
University of Georgia. Center for
Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.